Keep reading for The Artling's picks for exhibitions to catch this June in Beijing!
Hong Shaopei Solo Exhibition
10 March 2017 – 30 April 2018
Hong Shaopei is a Taiwanese artist who is known for his colourful minimal geometric works. His solo exhibition at Beijing Art Now Gallery features free-standing and wall-hung sculptural works.
Chen Chieh-jen: Realm of Reverberations
14 March – 11 June 2017
Realm of Reverberations is a four-channel video installation made by Chen Chieh-jen in 2014, that looks at the darker side of rapid urbanisation and displacement.
18 March – 18 August 2017
A fabulous exhibition by Yemen-born Zhuang Hui, it showcases his skill as both an oil-painter and a photographer, as he follows the Chinese tradition of retreating into the mountains in troubled times, practiced by scholars and artists.
The New Normal: China, Art, and 2017
Chen Chenchen, Cui Jie, Gao Lei, Guo Xi, Lawrence Lek, Li Jingxiong, Li Qi, Liang Ban, Liao Fei, and more
19 March – 18 August 2017
'The New Normal' takes China’s evolving national condition vis-à-vis the rising backlash against globalization on other continents as a point of departure, interrogating the efficacy of art—as a medium for both expression and action—in responding to a fragile and unpredictable present.
Recent Acquisition-Recent Development
Cao Fei, Cao Yu, Wang Haiyang, Simon Fujiwara, He Xinagyu and more
21 March – 20 November 2017
Si Shang Art Museum has selected sixteen contemporary artists, including eighteen new media art works from their collection, which reflect, question, and criticize these new and profound perspectives from varying aspects of our society.
27 April – 30 June 2017
Two intricate installations by Chinese Ye Hongxing re-work traditional Tibetan Buddhism symbols in contemporary three-dimensional Mandalas.
Bao Xiaoyu, Chen Jiaye, Chen Linggang, Han Qing, Jiang Weitao, Li Jinguo, Nong Shaohua, Su Xinping and Wang Lifeng
13 May – 11 June 2017
A showcase of nine artists that have partnered with Red Gate Gallery for a long time, culminating in this group show.
The Unknown Depth of the Woods
19 May – 8 July 2017
A solo exhibition of Yang Xinguang highlights his ability to work across disciplines in his conceptual inquisitions of material, combining synthetic man-made material, with organic natural ones. It evokes the notions of the arte-povera and mono-ha movements, as well as minimalism.
20 May – 24 June 2017
In this exhibition, common objects such as lamps and slingshots remain unaltered yet submitted to different forces that rip off their original use and turn them into artistic installations by Beijing-born artist Zhou Wendou
Living Digital Forest and Future Park
20 May – 10 October 2017
teamLab shows at PACE Beijing in an explosion of multi-sensory interactive experiences developed by the group of 'ultra-technologists', never ceasing to cast their magic spell over viewers.
CAUSE AND EXAMPLES FROM IT
Inga Svala Thorsdottir & Wu Shanzhuan
27 May – 13 August 2017
Featuring the 'CAUSE' library model conceptualised by Inga and Wu in 1990s, two opposing processes: “perspective” and “projection” unfold simultaneously.
The Heart of the Tin Man
aaajiao, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Ryan Gander, Yngve Holen, Institute for New Feeling, Austin Lee, Liu Wa, Sean Raspet, Pamela Rosenkranz, Amalia Ulman, and Gillian Wearing
30 June – 8 October 2017
'The Heart of the Tin Man' brings together works by twelve artists consciously revealing, investigating, or subverting current Internet or technological practices, and is drawn predominantly from the M WOODS Collection and the post-internet focus of co-founder Michael Xufu Huang.
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